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Colonoscopy: GlycoPrep® Kit bowel preparation

Follow these instructions for a MORNING procedure

Procedure Date:       /      /      

The following instructions give a step by step guide to prepare your bowel for your procedure using the GlycoPrep® Kit.

Kit contents:

  • Packet No. 1: 3x bisacodyl tablets
  • Packet No. 2: 1x magnesium citrate sachet
  • Packet No. 3: 1x GlycoPrep® sachet

Commence low fibre diet:       /      /      

  • For Low Fibre Diet see ‘Colonoscopy – Patient information’ for diet suggestions.
  • Follow the instructions for regular medications:

                                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                     
     

Commence prep solution:       /      /      

  • In the morning, prepare the magnesium citrate solution (Packet No. 2) by dissolving the contents of the sachet in one (1) glass of hot water (approx. 250 ml) and refrigerate until required.
  • In the morning, prepare the GlycoPrep® solution (Packet No. 3) by dissolving the contents of the 200 g sachet in three (3) litres of water. If preferred, this can be refrigerated for 1–2 hours before you need to drink it.
  • Breakfast: have a low fibre diet. Meals after breakfast are to be clear fluids only.
  • 2 pm: Take the 3 bisacodyl tablets (in Packet No.1) with a full glass of water and continue to sip clear fluids.
  • 5 pm–5.30 pm: drink the magnesium citrate solution and continue to sip clear fluids.
  • 7pm–8.30 pm: commence drinking 1–2 glasses every 15–20 minutes of GlycoPrep® solution. Only drink two (2) litres and keep one (1) litre for the morning.
  • Sip on clear fluids while you are drinking the GlycoPrep® to keep you hydrated.
  • At bedtime set your alarm for 4 am.

Day of procedure:       /      /      

  • 4 am–5 am drink the final 1 Litre of GlycoPrep® followed by sipping clear fluids until 6 am.
  • Morning medications can be taken with a sip of water at 6 am, unless instructed otherwise.
  • At 6 am stop drinking ALL types of fluid. Chewing gum and sucking lollies is also not allowed so that the bowel can be completely empty.


 


 

Follow these instructions for an AFTERNOON procedure

Procedure Date:       /      /      

The following instructions give a step by step guide to prepare your bowel for your procedure using the GlycoPrep® Kit.

Kit contents:

  • Packet No. 1: 3x bisacodyl tablets
  • Packet No. 2: 1x magnesium citrate sachet
  • Packet No. 3: 1x GlycoPrep® sachet

Commence low fibre diet:       /      /      

  • For Low Fibre Diet see ‘Colonoscopy – Patient information’ for diet suggestions.
  • Follow the instructions for regular medications:

                                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                     
     

Commence prep solution:       /      /      

  • In the morning, prepare the magnesium citrate solution (Packet No. 2) by dissolving the contents of the sachet in one (1) glass of hot water (approx. 250 ml) and refrigerate until required.
  • In the morning, prepare the GlycoPrep® solution (Packet No. 3) by dissolving the contents of the 200 g sachet in three (3) litres of water. If preferred, this can be refrigerated for 1–2 hours before you need to drink it.
  • Breakfast and lunch: have a low fibre diet. Meals after breakfast are to be clear fluids only.
  • 2 pm: Take the 3 bisacodyl tablets (in Packet No.1) with a full glass of water and continue to sip clear fluids.
  • 5 pm–5.30 pm: drink the magnesium citrate solution and continue to sip clear fluids.
  • 7 pm–8.30 pm: commence drinking 1–2 glasses every 15–20 minutes of GlycoPrep® solution. Only drink two (2) litres and keep one (1) litre for the morning.
  • Sip on clear fluids while you are drinking the GlycoPrep® to keep you hydrated.

Day of procedure:       /      /      

  • 9–10 am drink the final one (1) Litre of GlycoPrep® followed by sipping clear fluids until 6 am.
  • Morning medications can be taken with a sip of water at 6 am.
  • At 11 am stop drinking ALL types of fluid. Chewing gum and sucking lollies is also not allowed so that the bowel can be completely empty.

© 2016 Mater Misericordiae Ltd. ACN 096 708 922.

Mater acknowledges consumer consultation in the development of this patient information.
Mater Doc Num: PI-CLN-420063
Last modified 30/1/2017.
Consumers were consulted in the development of this patient information.
Last consumer engagement date: 01/4/2016
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